Following the purchase by Cobham Defense Electronic Systems (Cobham) of M/A-COM Inc. on 26 September, M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech) has been formed. The company will continue to focus on commercial, industrial and government markets, specializing in RF, microwave and millimeter-wave component and technology solutions that are utilized around the globe in some of the most challenging applications. These include wireless infrastructure, handsets, WLAN, WiMAX, CATV, VSAT, automotive, test and measurement, radar and government solutions and applications.

Headquartered in Lowell, MA, M/A-COM Tech will build on some 60 years of experience to develop and manufacture active and passive products, including Si- and GaAs-based semiconductors from facilities in Lowell, MA and Torrance, CA. Infrastructure products will continue to be provided by the company’s facility in Cork, Ireland and Laser Diode products in Edison, NJ.

Joe Thomas, president of M/A-COM Technology Solutions, said, “This is an exciting new chapter for M/A-COM Technology Solutions and we are committed to upholding the high standards of quality and innovation that our clients have come to expect from us. We plan to introduce new automotive and RFID products in the coming months and aim to remain at the forefront of innovative microwave and RF technology development.”